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Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that causes chronic inflammation of the spine. The tendency to develop ankylosing spondylitis is genetically inherited.

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Terms related to Ankylosing Spondylitis:

  • Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthropathy